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Ashley Metcalfe

Syrinx ZA Chief Executive Ashley Metcalfe is responsible for marketing and business development. Ashley is as passionate about cricket as he is skin care. Drop Ashley a line if you have any skin related questions. Why not Circle Ashley Metcalfe on Google+

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Animal Testing

There has been a great deal chatter on social media lately regarding animal testing with some major brands admitting that they do test products on animals. We have also been asked if we use animals during our product testing procedures. This post is to assure our customers and prospects that Syrinx Za has never and continues not to test our products on animals. We test all of our products on willing humans, and we always will. No Chemicals and No Testing on Animals. They call us the … [Read more...]

Global Handwashing Day

Raising awareness of the Global Handwashing day 2012 What a great initiative Global Hand Washing Day is. It’s not until something is brought to your attention that it really brings the message home. I am a habitual handwasher, handwashing was drummed in to me from an early age now I know why! Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar 20% Discount We are supporting Global Handwashing Day with a 20% discount off our best selling Soap, the Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar. Read more abut the special properties of … [Read more...]

Allergic Skin | Q & A | Allergic Skin Treatment and Care

What is allergic skin? Allergic skin comes up in a red rash, blisters or weals that feel itchy or burning. Often, it’s the arms, legs, neck or chest that are most affected. Here is an example of how Mick Say uses Syrinx Za Products to treat his skin allergy to Dogs and extremes in environmental conditions. What causes allergic skin? The most common causes for allergic skin are plants such as poison ivy, as well as harsh soaps and chemical detergents. However, some skin allergies can … [Read more...]

Acne | Q & A | Acne Treatment and Care

What is Acne? Acne is a common skin disorder that can affect the face, chest and back. What are the symptoms of Acne? Acne includes cases of inflammation, scaly areas, pimples, spots, blackheads and boils. Severe cases of acne can last for prolonged periods and often result in scarring. It’s an unfortunate condition that can affect people psychologically. Luckily, we have a solution. Who gets Acne? Acne is most common in adolescence and can affect both males and females. The condition … [Read more...]

Dry Skin | Q & A | Dry Skin Treatment and Care

What is dry skin? Dry skin is fairly common, but it can progress to a serious condition that causes inflammation and discomfort. Severe dry skin like this would be considered a type of eczema. Who gets dry skin? Anyone can experience dry skin at any time, while older people often get it as their skin produces less oil, especially on the lower legs, arms, flanks (sides of the abdomen) and thighs. What causes dry skin? There are a number of causes for dry skin. Here are just a … [Read more...]

Psoriasis | Q & A | Psoriasis Treatment and Care

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a skin condition that particularly affects the elbows, knees, scalp and lower back. It ranges from sore and itchy red patches to cracked and bleeding skin, especially around joints. Find out more about our Natural Treatment for Psoriasis [social_share/] What are the common symptoms of psoriasis? Here are the most common types of psoriasis: If your skin has raised red patches with silvery white scales, that’s called ‘plaque psoriasis’ (this is the … [Read more...]

Warts | Q & A | Warts Treatment and Care

What are warts? Warts are small, rough lumps, the same colour as the skin, that usually grow on the hands and feet but can be anywhere on the body. Some warts last for a few years; others last for a few months.   What are the different types of warts? Here’s a quick guide to identifying the type of wart you may have: If you have a firm growth with a raised surface on your hand, elbow or knee, that’ll be a ‘common wart’ If you see some small, smooth bumps in clusters on the … [Read more...]

Eczema | Q & A | Eczema Treatment and Care

What is eczema? Eczema is a common skin condition that particularly affects the inner knees and elbows, face, neck and chest. Skin with eczema may be dry, red, thickened, cracked, itchy or even broken. Caroline Le Brun suffered with eczema on her hands for over 40 years. She tried our regime, and said: “The skin…began to generate and heal before my very eyes! I am total convinced of its healing properties and will strongly recommend it to anyone with this problem.” What are the common … [Read more...]

Eczema Treatment Which Reduces Redness, Inflammation and Itching.

Science has advanced somewhat since the industrial revolution and everything is better today than it was back in the days of coal and steam. Experimentation allows us to blend and perfect formulas helping us to identify what works best with particular skin issues allowing us to create an effective eczema treatment. This week is National Eczema Week 2012 and we are proud to offer an eczema treatment to sufferers in the shape of two effective eczema treatment engineered to keeping eczema under … [Read more...]

Best soap for men: When is a bar of soap not a bar of soap?

When it’s a Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar! BIC hit the headlines recently with their pink and purple ‘For her’ range of pens, ‘designed to fit comfortably in a woman’s hand’. Hundreds of women wrote spoof reviews on a major online store, such as how happy they are to be able to draw fairies and unicorns at last! Meanwhile, the men complained that the pens were too delicate for their bulky hands. The reviews went viral, news publications reported on the phenomenon, and sales seem to be up (when we … [Read more...]